Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Butterfly Prayers

A friend of mine is going through chemo right now, so I thought she could use something to let her know we are all praying for her.  Here is a Cricut-less card I made for her today.
The glittery background paper is from the DCWV Blooms and Butterfly stack, the pink polka-dots is from Heidi Grace and the dark pink accent paper and black are scraps from my stash. I added gel pen stitches around the black layers.

I bought this wonderful sheer butterfly from the Dollar Tree. This is the larger of the two sizes I bought (they came in pink, purple and blue.. and yes I bought them all). The large butterflies came two per pack and the smaller came three per pack. I love the wire frames and the rhinestone are beautiful! :)

I typed the sentiment on my computer using Gabriola font and punched it out with my Photo Label punch from EK Success. I added a pink and black mat too (just hand cut them to size) and attached some light blue self adhesive rhinestones to match the butterfly. I attached the sentiment tag with some pop-dots.

The border punch is from Martha Stewart (sorry, I don't know the name).  I added three more rhinestones along the bottom in three sizes.

Here you can see the dimension that the butterfly adds to the card front.  The butterfly comes with a wire coming out of the back to attach it, I cut the wire a little short, and punched a hole in the card front layers.  I just taped the butterfly's wire to the back so it can be taken apart to be reused or saved.

Here is the inside, I just used some more of the same papers to decorate the inside. 

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12 comments:

Cindy P. said...

I absolutely LOVE THIS CARD! That butterfly is to die for. You do such beautiful work, Cheryl. I have left an AWARD for you over on my blog! Go pick it up!
Cindy Porter http://cardcrazeeme53.blogspot.com/

jessica said...

beautiful card!! I know your friend will love it!!

My 3 E Scrapbooking said...

This is so pretty Cheryl! I'm sure your friend will appreciate it!
Amber

Crafty Lu said...

What a beautiful card. The butterfly is gorgeous. It is sure to brighten her day. ~ Lu

Emily said...

This is gorgeous! Nice work!

Pat N. said...

Very pretty card, Cheryl. The butterfly is beautiful! Isn't it nice to sometimes make something without the bug!?--Pat N.

Pink Lady's Paradise said...

Very nice card and very nice thing to do for a friend. I am sure it will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks for the inspiration,
Cindy :)

happyglitzygirl said...

Great card and wonderful colours. I've had Chemo and know your friend would love the card. Thanks for playing with us at the Alphabet Challenge, blessings Hilde

Janet Katz said...

I love all the cheery bling and glitter! What an upper for your friend. Thanks for joining us at the Alphabet Challenge Blog.

*Star said...

Beautiful card! The butterfly is amazing and I love the papers. Tfs and have a great day. :)

Sonia said...

Hi Cheryl
You did a wonderful creation. Thanks for joining us at ALPHABET Challenge Blog.
-Sony
Sonia-Studio60

Tracy ~ Craft Junkie Too said...

Another beautiful creation Cheryl -- love it!
God Bless you and your friend. (((hugs)))